Jessica Lacher-Feldman is the Public and Outreach Services Coordinator at the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library at The University of Alabama. Since joining the libraries faculty in 2000 she has developed numerous archival exhibitions of varying sizes to help promote the collections and events within the repository and beyond.
In addition to her work with exhibitions, events, outreach, reference,
and instruction in special collections, she currently serves as the project
manager for Publishers’ Bindings
1815-1930: The Art of Books, an IMLS-funded
collaborative digital project between the University of Alabama and The University
As an active member of the Society of American Archivists, she
is a former chair of the Reference, Access and Outreach Section of SAA, and
serves as a member of the Education Committee, subcommittee on Continuing Education.
She served on SAA Local Arrangements Committee for SAA’s annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama in 2002. She is a past president of the American Association for History and Computing and is active in the Society of Alabama Archivists.
Jessica holds certification from the Academy of Certified Archivists
(2001). She also teaches as an adjunct professor of Archives in the University
of Alabama’s School of Library and Information Studies. She holds an undergraduate degree in French Studies, a Master’s Degree in History and an MLS from the University at Albany in Albany, New York.